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Communities under REDD+

  • Mark Poffenberger and Herlina Hartanto

Jakarta | Mon, March 4 2013 | 11:10 am

PREMIUM Indonesia possesses some of world’s richest forests in terms of biodiversity, carbon values and sheer beauty.

The nation’s forests have fostered a diversity of cultural systems and are home to around 32,000 forest villages representing 36 percent of the country’s rural population. For centuries, rural communities have utilized and protected these forests, recognizing their economic, ...